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Getting it right

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 10:30 am

    Corrections and clarifications to staff-produced articles that have appeared in the Chronicle are published as soon as possible under the heading “Getting it right.” To report errors call 931-967-2272, ext. 113 or ext. 114. *** Correction The Herald Chronicle inadvertently posted the wrong photograph on its website Thursday in a story about David Jenkins going to trial for the murder of Corey Matthews. The photo was an image

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  • Scholarships available to TN Camps for the Blind

    Posted on April 24, 2015 at 10:25 am

    Decherd’s Seventh-day Adventist Church is taking applications to sponsor four Franklin County residents for a summer camp experience at no cost to the camper. “This year’s schedule includes two unique options in middle Tennessee,” explains Jay Prall, church business administrator. “Both are restricted to people who have been diagnosed as legally blind.” The first camp this summer is a 150 mile tandem bicycle ride along the Natchez Trace Parkway that

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  • A dash for needed new attire

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 11:37 am

    STAFF WRITER courtney stachel The Rebel Pride Marching Band has developed a solid track record in placing Franklin County on the map with appearances at major college holiday bowl football games. And now the musical team needs new clothes. The band is working with Herald Chronicle to raise funds for new uniforms. Rebel pride marching band members will be working with Herald Chronicle in the next few weeks selling subscriptions.

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Thanks to DREMC Linemen

Posted on April 16, 2015 at 10:42 am

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation linemen are all smiles after setting a new pole at a farm in Decherd. They are, from left, David Ladner, Charlie Jacks and Bryan Burton. Each district office held an internal Lineman Appreciation Day breakfast or lunch recently in observance of Lineman Appreciation Day. DREMC requests that its members please take a moment to thank a lineman and use the #ThankaLinemanTN internet site to show

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  • ‘Sanctified’ offers business diversity on Square

    Posted on April 10, 2015 at 5:00 am

    STAFF WRITER courtney stachel   Winchester’s Square has been a stellar business attraction, and offers more than the average consumer might realize. In addition to boutiques, restaurants and furniture outlets, it has “Sanctified.” Sanctified is a Christian store located on the Historic Winchester Square at 106 1st Ave. S.E. The shop specializes in gift ideas, testimonial pieces, Bibles, personalized paintings and much more. Owner Andrew Smith said being on the

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  • Reggie’s Fish & Chicken

    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 5:00 am

    When Reggie McDonald located his restaurant on the historic Winchester Square six years ago, little did he realize what a great business opportunity was about to unfold. McDonald, owner of Reggie’s Fish & Chicken, opened his restaurant in August 2008 at 11 S. College St. He said this past week that he couldn’t imagine having his restaurant anywhere else but the Square. “The revitalization that Winchester has done is amazing

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It’s always Sunni in Philadelphia

Posted on April 3, 2015 at 5:00 am

President Obama’s foreign policy is much like his domestic one: naïve and narcissistic. The results of his bravado are seldom good. Obama has botched foreign relations. We are no better off anywhere in the world since he took office. The premise of his Middle East policy is that he is adored by the media and Democrats; therefore, the Muslim world will do whatever he suggests. Now we have problems with

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  • George Fraley: A leader who has given so much back to Franklin County

    Posted on March 27, 2015 at 5:00 am

    To those who know George Fraley, his track record speaks for itself. And fittingly so, today will mark a significant milestone in paying tribute to a local political leader who has given so much back to his home county. A resolution, recently passed by the Tennessee House of Representatives of the 109th General Assembly, pays tribute to the former state representative who is a long-time Winchester resident with a long

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  • Playtime is over for Obamacare’s foes

    Posted on January 16, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Friends of Obamacare, horrified that the Supreme Court has taken a case that could blow up the federal health insurance exchanges, should recalibrate their dread. While the health reforms were safely humming along, there was little political price for demanding their demise. Thanks to the Supreme Court, now there is. Years of carpet-bombing assaults on Obamacare have left many Americans thinking that they don’t like the Affordable Care Act. But

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